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This research aimed to determine the factors related to nurses’ attitudes toward the principles of dying with dignity. The study was carried out with 204 participants. Researchers collected data using a 26-question information form and the Assessment Scale of Attitudes towards the Principles of Die with Dignity, which was based on the literature. In this study, it was determined that the nurses adopted the principles of dying with dignity at a high level. In line with the findings, it is thought that end-of-life care should be involved in both theoretical and practical courses and that care protocols that include the end-of-life period should be created for nurses working in institutions to adopt the principles of dying with dignity. It is also recommended to increase the visibility of the current situation and increase awareness of the principles of dying with dignity by increasing the relevant research.
Keywords: Death; dignity; end-of-life care; nurse.
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